FRESNO, CALIFORNIA (June 4, 2017) – Two people were killed in a head on collision on Highway 145 on Sunday evening, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 7:15 am on Highway 145 and Elkhorn Avenue. A Honda Civic heading northbound being driven by a pregnant woman veered into the opposing lanes for an unknown reason and collided head on with a Kia Optima heading southbound.
The pregnant woman was able to give birth to her baby, but then tragically died. The driver of the Kia was also pronounced dead at the scene. The pregnant woman’s newborn baby, and a 10 year old boy in the backseat of the Honda were both rushed to a hospital in critical condition. The accident remains under open investigation to determine cause and liability.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
We at Lexton Law Firm extend our sincerest sympathies to the family of the victim in this tragic accident. We are so sorry for your loss. While we do handle personal injury cases, we write these blogs as an informative measure, to alert families that they may have a wrongful death claim. Choosing an attorney is a personal decision, and one we respect entirely. We would like the opportunity to help you through this difficult time. With decades of experience in the field of accidents, we are prepared to handle everything for you so that you do not have to worry about anything during this time of mourning. Gathering police and coroner’s reports, talking with insurance companies, and filing claims on your behalf are just some of the duties we would like to take off your shoulders. If you are interested, please call us today at (877) 864-6664. We are here to help you.